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The swap by Shull, Megan.

The swap

When seventh-grader Ellie, who is having best-friend problems, and eighth-grader Jack, who is under tremendous pressure from his father, switch bodies and lives, they learn a great deal about themselves and the opposite sex.

Jul 24, 2014
A lion to guard us by Bulla, Clyde Robert.

A lion to guard us

Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

Jul 24, 2014
The actual & truthful adventures of Becky Thatcher by Lawson, Jessica.

The actual & truthful adventures of Becky Thatcher

In 1860, eleven-year-old Becky Thatcher, new to St. Petersburg, Missouri, joins the boys at school in a bet to steal from the Widow Douglas in hopes of meeting a promise to have adventures that she made her brother, Jon, before he died.

Jul 24, 2014
"Shouldn't you be in school?" by Snicket, Lemony, author.

"Shouldn't you be in school?"

Young Lemony Snicket investigates a rash of fires that have plagued the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, revealing secrets that involve the Department of Education and the notorious villain Hangfire.

Jul 24, 2014
Alcatraz by Smith, Roland, 1951-

Alcatraz

"After thwarting the ghost cell's chemical attack in Chicago, Q and his stepsister Angela arrive in San Francisco to continue their parents' concert tour. They find themselves helping Boone and the S.O.S. team in the final showdown with the ghost cell and its leader, Number One"--

Jul 24, 2014
My zombie hamster by McCreely, Havelock, 1975-

My zombie hamster

"Matt Hunter is expecting the latest sword-and-fantasy video game, but he's in for a disappointment when he receives a hamster for Christmas instead. A hamster called Snuffles. A hamster that dies, but somehow keeps going. A zombie hamster that has his eye on Matt"--

Jul 24, 2014
Mira's diary - lost in Paris by Moss, Marissa.

Mira's diary - lost in Paris

Mira receives a postcard from her missing mother from Paris and she and her father travel to France to search for her, but while visiting Notre Dame, Mira touches a gargoyle and is whirled into the past, where she meets the famous painter Degas and catches a brief, shocking glimpse of her mother.

Jul 24, 2014
Double trouble by Wells, Tina, 1980-

Double trouble

"The continuing adventures of seventh-grader Mackenzie Blue as she juggles her time and attention between her auditions for a new TV pilot, preparing for the twins her mother is expecting, and working on a science project with her maybe-crush"--

Jul 24, 2014
The Giver Quartet by Lowry, Lois

The Giver Quartet

Jul 24, 2014
Bad magic by Bosch, Pseudonymous.

Bad magic

"Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic"--

Jul 24, 2014
The Amazing Wilmer Dooley by Dewitt, Fowler/ Montalvo, Rodolfo (ILT)

The Amazing Wilmer Dooley

Jul 24, 2014
All four stars by Dairman, Tara, author.

All four stars

Eleven-year-old Gladys Gatsby loves food and cooking, so when she lands an assignment to write a restaurant review for a New York City newspaper, she will do anything to make it happen, even risk the wrath of her fast-food loving parents.

Jul 24, 2014
Manners and Mischief - A Samantha Classic by Adler, Susan/ Shur, Maxine Ross/ Kolesova, Juliana (ILT)/ Dworkin, Michael (ILT)

Manners and Mischief - A Samantha Classic

Jul 24, 2014
Nuts to you by Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Nuts to you

After surviving being carried off by a hawk, a young squirrel resolves to find his way home, as his best friends begin their search for him.

Jul 24, 2014
My Friend the Enemy by Smith, Daniel

My Friend the Enemy

Jul 24, 2014
My Cousin's Keeper by French, Simon

My Cousin's Keeper

Jul 24, 2014
A million ways home by Dorisi-Winget, Dianna, author.

A million ways home

When her grandmother and guardian suffers a stroke, twelve-year-old Poppy Parker's life turns upside down--but when she witnesses a murder and has to go into witness protection with Detective Brannigan's mother it becomes hard to believe she will ever find a way home, let alone save Gunner, a beautiful German shepherd with an uncertain future.

Jul 24, 2014
Mia's boiling point by Simon, Coco, author.

Mia's boiling point

Mia tries to make friends with Olivia, the new girl, but when Olivia makes fun of the other Cupcake Club girls and tells Mia she shouldn't hang out with them, Mia must make a decision about her new friendship.

Jul 24, 2014
Mermaid reef by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Mermaid reef

When Queen Malice hides one of her awful thunderbolts on Mermaid Reef, it threatens to ruin the Sound of the Sea competition, so Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine dive in to save the competition and the famous Wishing Pearl before it's too late.

Jul 24, 2014
The map trap by Clements, Andrew, 1949-

The map trap

Sixth-grader Alton Ziegler loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

Jul 24, 2014